cityscapes,Homesteading,tools

Help Save California’s Water Now

12 Sep , 2017  

California, it’s time to adopt a new habit. One of our most important resources is in trouble, and we need to do everything we can to protect it today and into the future.… [Read the rest]

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Weekly Pic

20 Amazing Facts about Water [infographic]

23 Nov , 2015  

One cotton t-shirt has 25 baths of water embedded in it.

It takes 91 liters (of water) to produce one pint of beer.

Yes, these and other amazing water facts were compiled into this infographic from an array of sources on and off the internet.… [Read the rest]

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events

Combating Deforestation in Singapore

16 Sep , 2015  

If you happen to be in Singapore on September 28th and 29th, you may want to join the global community at this event to combat deforestation.

The conference "How business can tackle deforestation – A make or break issue for Asia’s corporate reputation?" is

designed to be an annual meeting for business leaders, leading NGOs, government representatives and academics to further the discussion on how business can tackle deforestation across the supply chain.

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Business Models,Circular Economy,new products,new services,Zero Waste

Accelerating the Transition to a New Industrial Business Model

30 Jul , 2014  

This is the second post of a three-part series on sustainable industrial businesses. In this post, I’ll summarize the ways that businesses can accelerate the transition to a sustainable business model.

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ideas & concepts

Glass Walls, Millennials, and Other Manufacturing Trends

2 Jun , 2014  

Last week, I wrote about the ways off-the-grid thinking is driving some manufacturers to make seemingly non-economical investments in renewable energy, water reuse, and waste reduction. These decisions obey an economics of the future.

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ideas & concepts

Understanding the concept of resource efficiency

14 Apr , 2014  

Tractor turns cover crop into soil for resource efficiency

Doing more with less

Resource efficiency is a term that has yet to gain widespread use, but is  gaining momentum in sustainability circles.

We are familiar with the attribute of efficiency.

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